HyperDic: pavor_nocturnus

English > 1 sense of the expression pavor nocturnus:
NOUNstatepavor nocturnus, sleep terror disordera disorder of sleep characterized by a dream of terrifying dimensions far worse than a typical nightmare
English > pavor nocturnus: 1 sense > noun 1, state
MeaningA disorder of sleep characterized by a dream of terrifying dimensions far worse than a typical nightmare; they occur during NREM sleep.
Synonymsleep terror disorder
Broadersleep disorderA disturbance of the normal sleep pattern
Spanishpavor nocturnus

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